Bowers Gifford & District

Events

Our up-coming events are listed here in date order. These will be general branch meetings and specific group meetings or outings as arranged by each co-ordinator.

Our monthly meeting is on the 4th Wednesday of each month, from 2-4pm, at The Benbow Club, Pound Lane, Bowers Gifford. We generally have a guest speaker, and use this event to interact with each other and discuss items of relevance.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Aug 22nd Our monthly meeting. Guest speaker will be Lucy Allen, telling us about 'The highs and lows of a stuntwoman'.
Wed Sep 26th Our monthly meeting. Guest speaker is Arthur Brooks, with another entertaining talk on 'Music Hall'.
Wed Oct 24th Our monthly meeting. Guest speaker TBA.
Wed Nov 28th Our monthly meeting. Guest speaker is David Williams, telling us about the Great Fire of London.
Wed Dec 12th Our monthly meeting and Xmas Party. We are entertained today by rock 'n' roll singer Paul Adams.
Outings
Thu Oct 11th 'Flashdance', at The Towngate - £33 per person. This must be paid by the August general meeting.
Sun Oct 14th Today, we shall be visiting the Docklands Museum, which has free entry. Further details to follow.
Tue Nov 6th Our Xmas outing to the Thursford Christmas Spectacular, in Norfolk, with dinner afterwards. Contact Ann H to book in and for further details.
Mon Nov 19th We shall be going on a Turkey and Tinsel midweek break, for 4 nights in Bournemouth. The cost is £230 per person, including the coach fare. Book in with Chris or Ann as soon as possible.
Thu Nov 29th We shall be visiting the Towngate Theatre again today, to see the Xmas pantomime - 'Snow White'. Cost will be £15.50. Further details to follow
Sun Dec 2nd There is a possibility that we shall be visiting a 'Dickens Festival today. Watch this space for further information.
Wed Dec 5th Our Xmas lunch today at Poplar House, Rectory Road, Pitsea. Cost approx. £15.
Other Events
Tue Aug 21st This month, the Local History group will be led by Rose, who will be talking about the Battle of Benfleet. We shall be visiting the location of the fighting, and thereafter adjourn to the Benfleet & Canvey Bowling Club for a tea/coffee. Meet in the Brook Road car park (Benfleet) at 10.30am. Phone Elaine for any further details.
Thu Aug 23rd The Afternoon Scrabble group will be held today at Ann's, between 1.30 and 3.30pm.
Wed Aug 29th This month, the Discovery group will be visiting Maldon, for a barge trip. This outing is now fully booked. Be at The Gun by 9.30am for the coach.